Monthly Archives: July 2014

Jesus has DNA

Light a Candle to begin your prayer:   Almighty God open my mind and heart to your word as I read of your gift of Jesus Amen   Read Matthew chapter 1, verses 18-24 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly. But just when he had resolved to do this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, ‘Joseph, son of

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He can’t be God I know him he put my kitchen in

Light a Candle to begin your prayer:   Almighty God open my mind and heart to your word as I read of your gift of Jesus Amen   Read Mark chapter 6, verses 1-6 He left that place and came to his home town, and his disciples followed him. On the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astounded. They said, ‘Where did this man get all this? What is this wisdom that has been given to him? What deeds of power are being done by his hands! Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon, and are

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One of the oldest Christian hymns

Light a Candle to begin your prayer:   Almighty God open my mind and heart to your word as I read of your gift of Jesus Amen   Read Colossians chapter 1, verses 15-19 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; for in him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers—all things have been created through him and for him. He himself is before all things, and in him all things hold together. He is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he might come to

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Jesus is tired and scared, very human

Light a Candle to begin your prayer:   Almighty God open my mind and heart to your word as I read of your gift of Jesus Amen   Read Mark chapter 14, verses 32-42 They went to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, ‘Sit here while I pray.’ He took with him Peter and James and John, and began to be distressed and agitated. And he said to them, ‘I am deeply grieved, even to death; remain here, and keep awake.’ And going a little farther, he threw himself on the ground and prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from him. He said, ‘Abba, Father, for you all things are possible;

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Jesus forgives sins, but only God can do that?

Light a Candle to begin your prayer:   Almighty God open my mind and heart to your word as I read of your gift of Jesus Amen   Read Mark chapter 2 verses 1-12 When he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. So many gathered around that there was no longer room for them, not even in front of the door; and he was speaking the word to them. Then some people came, bringing to him a paralysed man, carried by four of them. And when they could not bring him to Jesus because of the crowd, they removed the roof above him; and after having dug through it,

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Jesus the Word made flesh

Light a Candle to begin your prayer:   Almighty God open my mind and heart to your word as I read of your gift of Jesus Amen   Read John chapter 1 verses 1-14   In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. What has come into being in him was life, and the life was the light of all people. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.  There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He

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Jesus is born in Poverty

Light a Candle to begin your prayer:   Almighty God open my mind and heart to your word as I read of your gift of Jesus Amen   Read Luke chapter 2 verses 1-20   In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to be registered. Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city of David called Bethlehem, because he was descended from the house and family of David. He went to be registered with Mary, to whom he was engaged

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The Fourth Mystery: The Gift of the Cross – An Introduction Video

This Video was produced to help you come up with your own questions about the gift of the Cross. Watch the Video and jot down your questions, then ask them within the comments below. If you are having trouble viewing this video please click this link Unit Summary The Cross is the Ultimate expression of God’s love The Cross shows us that good has triumphed over evil The Cross shows us that God suffers with us in our broken world Jump Back to the Session Four Homepage Leave your Questions in the comments box below  

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The Fourth Mystery: The Gift of The Cross

Welcome to the Fourth Session of Christianity Re-Loaded   “Now the world has gone I’m just One God help me, hold my breath inside wish for death, please God help me” Metallica One 1988   “The cross is the place where heaven meets earth and grace erupts. The cross is the place where Jesus does not simply meet our suffering, but becomes our suffering so as to transform the world.”   Matt Farlow   “My God my God why have you forsaken me?” Mark Chapter 15 v34   In this session we will think and pray together about the Gift of the Cross, at the end of this session you’ll Begin to see the

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The Third Mystery: The Gift of Jesus – Bible Readings

All Seven Readings Reflect the Theme of Jesus as the Word made flesh   Each one expands on the teaching from the video.   Summery of Session three Jesus is fully God and fully human In Jesus God shows us he loves us his word of love in action Jesus is God’s response to our broken world   Readings for Session Three

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